Tuesday, February 16, 2010

ARD, Specialist, Conflict Resolution and Dispute Mediation, Deadline February 26, 2010.


Strengthening Property Rights in Timor-Leste

Position Title: Specialist, Conflict Resolution and Dispute Mediation
Position Duration: up to project end (September 2012) based on performance
Location: Dili, with some travel to the districts

Project Background:

Working in close cooperation with the Ministry of Justice and the Direcção Nacional de Terras, Propriedades e Serviços Cadastrais (DNTPSC), this 5-year project will provide support to the Government of Timor-Leste in the area of land rights and administration.  The project’s objectives include: 1) Strengthening Policy, Law and Regulations; 2) Developing Land Administration and Information Systems; 3) Resolving Disputes; and 4) Increasing Public Awareness.
In order to achieve these goals, the project is divided into five (5) Tasks.  Conflict resolution and dispute mediation is Task “5” and is a critical part of this long-term project.

Position Description:

The specialist for conflict resolution and dispute mediation will work under the supervision of the Task Manager, and help to implement conflict resolution and dispute mediation processes to support project activities.

This will include, but not be limited to the following activities:

-          Conduct conflict assessments to provide information and recommendations on local dispute resolution processes;
-          Assist with the development of a mediation plan for each project district  that addresses disputed land claims;
-          Coordinate with local partners to implement district mediation plans;
-          Cooperate with local government and civil society partners to strengthen local mediation and dispute resolution capacity;
-          Conduct training on land dispute mediation when required;
-          Keep a record of disputes recorded in the districts and follow-up the status of those disputes;
-          Undertake other activities required by Project Management to attain the goals of the Project.

The specialist will be supervised by the task manager, and will work with a team of 3 other staff.


Professional experience:

-          Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible work experience in a relevant field.
-          At least two years experience in a directly relevant professional position such as: dispute mediation, conflict resolution, law, etc.

Education and professional qualifications:

-          University degree preferred;
-          Formal education or training in a conflict resolution-related discipline or other social science would be an advantage;
-          Ability to understand and speak English would be an advantage;
-          Computer literacy required;
-          Previous experience working for an international organization would be an advantage;
-          Previous experience coordinating with Government would be an advantage;

Personal qualifications:

-          Highly motivated,
-          Flexible, innovative, and resourceful;
-          Able to multi-task and manage a heavy workload;
-          Independent and able to travel to the districts;
-          Good communicator, and able to work very well in a team;
-          Initiative and problem-solving skills;

Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: February 26, 2010.

UNFPA, National Programme Officer - Monitoring and Evaluation, Deadline February 26, 2010.


Post Title: National Programme Officer - Monitoring and Evaluation
Type of Contract: Fixed Term Appointment
Major Focus of the Job: Monitoring and evaluation and research activities.
Level: NO-B
Reporting to: UNFPA Representative
Organizational Unit: UNFPA
Duty Station: Dili, Timor-Leste
Duration: 1 year extendable with 3 month probations.
Closing Date: 26th February 2010

Organizational Context
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Representative, the NPO- Monitoring and Evaluation prepares a M&E system for the country office and monitors and evaluates programmes and research activities on behalf of UNFPA Country Office (CO).

A successful programme envisages strong in-house capabilities for Analysis, Evaluation, Management Information and Monitoring. The CO is increasingly moving towards delivery of quality services and one pre-condition is availability of sufficient information and proper analysis of the data for improvement in the programme. The CO also undertakes researches either directly or through projects. It is important that all the researches are co-ordinated properly in order to achieve the maximum results.

Results –Oriented Functional Statement:
  • Ensure CO multi-year and annual planning of monitoring, evaluation, data collection and research activities using the CPAP M&E Calendar.
  • Ensure updating of the population and RH situation analysis including trends in key population indicators. Contribute to Devinfo and other joint UN data initiatives as relevant.
  • Ensure availability of programme performance monitoring data through development and updating of the CPAP Planning and Tracking tool; standardise, coordinate and jointly with CO programme staff analyse data collected during field visits;  coordinate the feed-back of data for improved programme implementation.
  • Contribute to Country Office performance monitoring by providing inputs to the COAR results achievement analysis and managing for results sections.
  • Coordinate the availability of high quality outcome and demonstration project evaluations. Working with individual programme staff (Program managers) the M&E staff: ensures that TORs are of high quality; ensures application of minimum standards for evaluation quality; ensures the dissemination of evaluation results among stakeholders and their use for improving programme implementation and design.
  • Manage activities to strengthen the M&E capacity of the Country Office staff and National Implementing Partners: Conduct training and knowledge sharing events; ensure CO staff and partners have access to UNFPA M&E resources and tools; ensure involvement of implementing partners and stakeholders in the conduct of monitoring and evaluation activities (joint field monitoring visits, participation in external evaluations etc.)
  • Promote communication and partnerships:  Provide technical advise on M&E to CO staff and national partners; provide syntheses of M&E results to CO management, key programme and operations staff and partners; draw on technical advisory services at APRO and HQ for support in developing the M&E capacity of the CO and partners.
  • Act as the UNFPA focal point for MDGs and UNDAF annual review and M&E activities

Functional Competencies

Primary Competencies

·         Results- based   programme development and management

·         Innovation and marketing of new approaches

Additional Competencies

·         Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners /Building strategic alliances and partners

·         Resource mobilization

Corporate Competencies

Integrity /Commitment to mandate
Knowledge sharing / continuous learning
Valuing diversity

Managing Relationships

Working in teams

Communication information and ideas
Conflict and self management
Working with People
Empowerment /Developing people /Performance management
Personal Leadership and Effectiveness
Analytical and strategic thinking
Results orientation / Commitment to excellence
Appropriate and transparent decision making

Job Requirements:

Academic Requirements:
Masters Degree in Statistics, Economics, Demography, Health Economics or other related Social Science/ RH field.

At least 5 years professional experience preferably in programme/project monitoring and evaluation, MIS and research. Experience in writing papers and presenting research findings in professional meetings/seminars is desirable.

Fluency in oral and written English and Tetum. Knowledge in Portugues and Bahasa Indonesia as an advantage.

Computer skills:
Proficiency in current office software applications. Including dBase management, analysis software like SPSS, EPI INFO and programming software like – Access, Fox Pro etc.

This post is open for Timorese National only

Candidates should submit a Cover Letter, Recent Curriculum Vitae and P11 form in a sealed envelope marking “Confidential” and mentioned the post being applied at the top of the envelope, by 26th February 2010 at the latest to the following address:

UN House,
Caicoli Street,
Dili, Timor-Leste
or email to: jsoares@unfpa.org

Note: May get the P11 form at the security house at the back gate of Obrigado Barracks compound (opposite Palacio da Cinzas) or get the soft copy by sending an email to the above email address.

Triangle GH, Store Keeper, Deadline February 28, 2010.

Vacancy Announcement

1.      Organization
Triangle GH is a French Organization of International Solidarity that has been implementing activities in Timor Leste since 2005 in the fields of water & sanitation and psychosocial activities.
Triangle GH stands as the water sector lead for the District Water Supply, Sanitation & Hygiene Services (DWASH) Program.

2.      Post title 
Store keeper

3.      Number of vacancies:
1 vacancy
4.      Duty station
Manatuto district

5.      Main Duties
ü    To follow up the stock records and organize the delivery and the receptions of the goods (water commodities and component )
ü    To perform a monthly stock monitoring report
ü    To arrange his store and participate on the cleaning and the maintenance of the stock.
ü    To archive all the in and out way bills, and to provide high managerial performance
ü    Arranging the loading and off loading of the delivered or the received goods.
ü    Following the delivered good to the destination and issuing the necessary document.

6.      Skills required
ü    Good knowledge and experience in stock management and control.
ü    Strong capacity to act as a team leader and manage minimum 3 persons.
ü    Minimum experience in stock at least 2 years, preferable in water commodities.
ü    Capacity to facilitate and solving issues at administrative level.
ü    Driving license at least (motorbike)
ü    Computer skills (Word, Excel, Microsoft office and internet)

7.      Application process

To apply for those positions, send a cover letter, current CV and professional references and contacts through email to M. Ahmed Adam Mohammed (log.dili@trianglegh.org) or delivery by hand at Triangle GH office, located in Fatuhada – Zero IV, Dili, Timor-Leste.

DEADLINE: 28th February 2010

Care International Timor-Leste, Fleet Assistant, Deadline February 23, 2010.


Position: Fleet Assistant
Report to: Head of Fleet Unit
Location: Dili Base

The Fleet Assistant will assist the Head of Fleet Unit in the management of all CITL Fleet & Transport issues and perform specific duties as described below .

Specific responsibilities and duties:
  1. Assist in the implementation/maintenance of Fleet & Transport standard practices and systems in accordance with the CITL Fleet & Transport Manual.
  2. Assist in the implementation/maintenance of additional safety and security procedures and systems as outlined in the SOP.
  3. Collect log sheets from all vehicles at the end of each month and enter data from these in the Monthly Fuel Consumption & Cost Analyses Report.
  4. Collect from the Head of Fleet Unit at the end of each month all costs related to repair and maintenance and enter this in the Monthly Fuel Consumption & Cost Analyses Report.
  5. Submit to the Logistics Coordinator the Monthly Fuel Consumption & Cost Analyses Report latest on the 5th of the following month.
  6. Provide fuel allocation to Field Base Offices and daily refueling issue.
  7. Coordinate with Project Managers and Head of Units the monthly allocation of vehicles, and issue before the 1st of each month the Monthly Allocation of Vehicles.
  8. Maintain daily attendance sheet for all staff in the Fleet Unit.
  9. Maintain the filing system in the Fleet Unit.
  10. Prepare contracts related to the use of vehicles and motorbikes.
  11. Brief new CITL staff on the Fleet Unit.
  12. Assist the Head of Fleet Unit in his/her daily tasks as required.
  13. Act as Head of Fleet Unit in his/her absence.
  14. Perform other duties as may be assigned by the HoFU or Logistics Coordinator.

This job vacancy is open to Internal and External Applicants. Only short listed applicants will be called for an interview. Qualified men applicants are encourage to apply.

For qualified applicants please submit application letter, CV, and two references to Human Resource Unit, CARE International Timor Leste on or before 23 February 2010 or by email to hr@care.tp.

European Union, Programme Officer (Rural Development), Deadline February 26, 2010.